Cannabis News

Image of Bruce Barcott's book, Weed the People
Bruce Barcott ~ TIME ~
 
We no longer arrest 12,000 people every year for possessing marijuana in Washington state -

Image of Joy Grainge, medical marijuana user
Donna Vickroy ~ Chicago Tribune ~
 
"Patients are not criminals," says Homewood mom who uses marijuana to cope with chronic pain

This year April 20 - the cannabis national holiday - falls on a Monday. Most of the events listed here take place over the 4/20 weekend.

Image of men vs. women
Lisa Rough ~ Leafly ~
 
A new study from Columbia and Johns Hopkins Universities found that nonwhite, low-income women over the age of 50 is the demographic most likely to perceive using cannabis as a risky activity. 

Image of President Obama answering marijuana questions in Jamaica
Yahoo News ~
 
Kingston (Jamaica) (AFP) - US President Barack Obama had been on the verdant Caribbean island of Jamaica less than 24 hours -- and had already visited Bob Marley's former home -- before he was asked by a dreadlocked Rastafarian about legalizing marijuana.

Image of Charles C. Lynch, he has been fuckeed over by the feds for medical marijuana
Erik Eckholm ~ The New York Times ~
 
BLOOMFIELD, N.M. — Charles C. Lynch seemed to be doing everything right when he opened a medical marijuana dispensary in the tidy coastal town of Morro Bay, Calif.

Recent News Articles

Tuesday January 21

Medical marijuana is now free of charge in Sicily - Cannabis News

in World News

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

The cost of prescriptions, available to patients suffering from chronic pain, cerebral palsy and multiple…

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Tuesday January 21

Tests find some early Arizona hemp crops have too much THC - Cannabis News

in CBD & Hemp

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

Arizona’s budding hemp-growing industry is suffering growing pains as levels of THC that are too…

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Tuesday January 21

Brewing up buds: Beverages companies enter cannabis game - Cannabis News

in Finance

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

With 11 states and the District of Columbia now legalizing recreational marijuana, and 33 states…

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Wednesday January 22

Largest U.S. Farm Group Supports Higher THC Limit for Industrial Hemp - Cannabis News

in CBD & Hemp

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

U.S. farmers think the USDA hemp regulations are too stringent.

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Wednesday January 22

New York Governor Includes Marijuana Legalization In New Budget Plan - Cannabis News

in Politics

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) included marijuana legalization in his budget proposal on Tuesday,…

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